Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Currently, the only personal information collected on the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute website is your name, address, phone number, and email if you sign up for a membership, an event, our mailing list, or submit a contact form. This information will only be used by the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute to alert you to important updates regard your membership, events, transactions, and updates or to answer any questions/comments you may have.

In addition, the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute website uses Google Analytics to gather data including visitor IP address, browser type, device type, location, the pages and content visited on the site, and the duration of time spent on the site. This helps us identify overall website trends without specifically identifying visitors.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Links to Other Sites

The Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute website contains links to other websites. These sites will have their own privacy policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of other websites. Thisprivacy policy only applies to

Changes to this Policy


If any of our information practices or data collection methods change in the future, we will update our privacy policy and notify you of the changes. If you have concerns about information privacy, we recommend you periodically visit our website to see if any updates have been made.

Questions/Contact Information

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or wish to opt out of receiving communications from us, please contact Please allow 5 business days for us to respond to your request.

Last Updated: 08/06/18